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because there are to many sides

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Each interior angle of a regular nonagon is 140 degrees. At any point in the tessellated plane, a whole number of shapes must come together and the sum of their interior angles must be 360 degrees. 140 does not go into 360 and so a regular nonagon cannot tessellate.

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